Description This tsuba shows Jurôjin, who is one of the seven gods of good fortune. He is often depicted with a deer, as seen here, or a crane. Both are signs of longevity. Jurôjin is dressed as a scholar. The pine tree on the back of the tsuba is also a sign of longevity.
- Déjà Vu? Recurrence. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007-2008.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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